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Dennis van Rita (2006)

Shy, gentle half-wit Dennis, whose only obsession is train-spotting, is released early on account of good behavior after a rape sentence. His parents who run a modest barbershop, skeptic ... See full summary »

Director:

Hilde Van Mieghem

Writer:

Hugo Van Laere
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Els Dottermans Els Dottermans ... Rita
Matthias Schoenaerts ... Dennis
Veerle Baetens ... Barbara
Damiaan De Schrijver Damiaan De Schrijver ... Andre
Tom Van Dyck ... Thomas
June Voeten June Voeten ... Jasmijn
Reinhilde Decleir Reinhilde Decleir ... Arlette
Francine de Bolle Francine de Bolle ... Jenny
Patrick De Neve Patrick De Neve ... Jeroen
Greta Van Langhendonck Greta Van Langhendonck ... Rita's Mum (as Greta Vanlangendonck)
Maaike Neuville ... Delphine
Roger Meeuwssen Roger Meeuwssen ... Train Attendant
Ronnie Commissaris Ronnie Commissaris ... Director Forensic Centre
Liesbeth De Meyer Liesbeth De Meyer ... Journalist ATV
Michel Bauwens Michel Bauwens ... Superintendent
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Storyline

Shy, gentle half-wit Dennis, whose only obsession is train-spotting, is released early on account of good behavior after a rape sentence. His parents who run a modest barbershop, skeptic André and Rita, desperately try to keep him out of girl trouble, but his victim's sister Barbara starts a hate campaign. After another girl reports abuse, Dennis is jailed and beaten black and blue daily. Barbara's boyfriend, lawyer Thomas Verelst, accepts to help 'pro deo' (no cost) and pleads that Dennis belongs in a mental institution. Written by KGF Vissers

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Taglines:

Love belongs to everyone

Genres:

Drama

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Official Sites:

Official site [Belgium]

Country:

Belgium

Language:

Flemish | Dutch

Release Date:

8 February 2006 (Belgium) See more »

Also Known As:

Love Belongs to Everyone See more »

Filming Locations:

Antwerp, Flanders, Belgium

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Budget:

€500,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Caviar Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color
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